12 ways Presbyterians are taking environmental action

 By Anna Warren | Presbyterians Today

The Book of Genesis begins with the soaring words, “In the beginning, God created” and we read about the land and sea and all the creatures and plants inhabiting the new thing God has made. We then read about the responsibility given to us to care for Creation as Genesis 2:15 says, “The Lord God took the man and put him in the garden of Eden to till it and keep it.”

The Genesis passages have been a key motivator for Christians seeking to cut down on waste and reverse greenhouse gas emissions to secure a cleaner future for generations to come. However, as we see not much later in Scripture, humankind quickly failed in living up to their God-given responsibility. And while a year of pandemic living, which halted travel plans and curtailed daily commutes, has reduced greenhouse gas emissions in the United States by 10% in 2020, environmentalists say…

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